9 days in Alcamo, Province of Palermo & Province of Catania Itinerary

9 days in Alcamo, Province of Palermo & Province of Catania Itinerary

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9 days in Alcamo, Province of Palermo & Province of Catania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Alcamo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Palermo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Catania
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Alcamo

Alcamo ©
Alcamo is the fourth-largest town in the province of Trapani in Sicily, with a population of 45,307 inhabitants. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stop by Azienda Agricola Adamo and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio di Segesta.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alcamo online visit planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Alcamo is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Alcamo is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Singapore in May, you will find days in Alcamo are much colder (25°C), and nights are little chillier (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Alcamo

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Tempio di Segesta
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Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta

3
nights
Palermo

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Step out of Palermo with an excursion to Duomo di Monreale in Monreale--about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Cattedrale di Palermo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and admire the masterpieces at Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Palermo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alcamo to Palermo takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Catania.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Duomo di Monreale
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Food Tours
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel ©
Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel

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nights
Catania

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Catania: EtnaExcursion.it (in Trecastagni) and Linguaglossa (Etna Donkey Trekking & Gambino Vini). There's still lots to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mount Etna, contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo, get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini, and don't miss a visit to Via dei Crociferi.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Catania day trip website .

Traveling by car from Palermo to Catania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Linguaglossa, I Faraglioni Di Acitrezza, EtnaExcursion.it
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Mount Etna ©
Mount Etna
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
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Etna Donkey Trekking